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Colchester Castle Museum

Castle Park, Colchester CO1 1TJ, England
+44 1206 282939
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day out

I would not go again there is not much in there and it looks like the castle is being held together... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
Staff are incredible

Visited for Christmas and took my little boy to see santa ... They have just done the place up and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ryan B
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“guided tour” (51 reviews)
“iron age” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Castle Park, Colchester CO1 1TJ, England
+44 1206 282939
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I would not go again there is not much in there and it looks like the castle is being held together with scaffolding

Thank Julie12015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for Christmas and took my little boy to see santa ... They have just done the place up and it looks incredible ... my little boy was being hard work but the staff took their time and was really good with him and he...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing So much history inside Really clean and well presented Ideal for a history lesson Even a lift to get up too 1st floor Wheelchair friendly

Thank Minky1981
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle museum was renevated 3 years ago and is now a great introduction into the importance of Colchester in history . A great museum followed by a walk around the beautiful castle park, as good as anywhere in the U.K.

Thank James M C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours wandering around the castle museum. Most of the information, interactive parts and artefacts, relate to Colchester's Roman history. Really interesting if you are in to that period in time. We did find it a little bit boring after a while,...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were thinking of going to another Castle today but very glad our friends suggested Colchester Castle instead. The interactive options are really good. I'd recommend paying the extra Pound to get the tablets that really illuminate the history. Well worth the entry fee. Had...More

Thank Christine L M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a brilliant day out! I love Roman history (aswell as British history in general) so to see all about Roman Britain was amazing!! The items they had were brilliant and everything had so much information to! I highly recommend the tour guild book,...More

Thank P Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice friendly staff, informative, interactive, historical, good place for young and old. Good place ot visit.

Thank windywoos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please take the time to go round this great old Norman Castle with so much history.. take the tour too to hear about how it came about .. also Colchester being the first Town listed in England .. very old & worth the visit

Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best museum I have visited. Very interesting and interactive for children. Very informative (I am not a museum fan, get bored in 5 minutes but this place held my attention for 2 hours)

Thank glynthered2015
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maria B
Is there parking to visit the castle?
3 February 2017|
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Response from KiaraDebbie | Reviewed this property |
yes there is
Joanne H
Do you have to pay
17 August 2016|
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Response from Colchester B | Property representative |
Hi Joanne H, There is an entry charge for the Castle Museum, detailed below: Adult (inc Seniors) £7.60 Child (Aged 4-16) £4.75 Reduced Entrance Fee - Disabled visitors and a carer; full-time students 17+; welfare... More
what time will the castle be open on bank holiday monday?
30 August 2015|
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